SOUTH CAROLINA WAHOO SERIES KICKS OFF SOON
If you enjoy chasing wahoo and putting these powerful speedsters in your boat, consider participating in the 2017 South Carolina Wahoo series.
The captains meeting for the tournament, which runs from February to mid-April, is set for 1 p.m. January 14 at Redfish Restaurant in Bluffton, South Carolina. Fishing days begin Feb. 3 and go through April 16. The final bonus day is during the 13th Annual Hilton Head Harbor Wahoo Shootout, which is April 17-22.
The event started in 2012 with 22 teams and 60 teams competed in 2016. Due to this rapid growth, in 2017 the tournament is adding a second scale location in Charleston, South Carolina.
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The 2016 tournament, in addition to having a record 60 teams, had a record-breaking leaderboard as well, with two fish that weighed in over 100 pounds and several other monsters tournament organizers said.
The SC Wahoo Series is a two-fish aggregate series. First place in 2016 went to Struck Out 2, with Capt. Johnathan Carter, with a total of 183.7 pounds. Reelist with Capt. Trey Everetts was second with 162.4 pounds; third was Tuna Hut with Capt. Robby Marudas, 144.7 pounds. Edisto Outlaw, with Capt. Cole Crosby, was fourth with 139.5 pounds; fifth was Southern Drawl Outfitters with Capt. Josh Boyle, 135.9 pounds, and sixth was Arangatang, with Capt. Mike Araneo, 127 pounds aggregate total.
Team Tuna Hut landed a 102.1-pound wahoo, one of two exceeding 100 pounds in the South Carolina Wahoo Series in 2016.
Wasted Time held off some serious competition and are the 2017 SC Wahoo Series Champions!
Their monster 100.5lb Wahoo on day 1 set the bar. They followed it up with a stud 53lb day 2 Wahoo giving the winning weight of 153.5lbds!!
The team earns the top prize of $20,000.00, and a new set of Marsh Tacky Carbon outriggers. The team also swept the wahoo TWTs and the tuna TWT putting their earnings over $60,000.00. Not to bad for a little old wahoo tournament from South Carolina!!
SC Wahoo Series 2017
A look back on some of the action! Check out the youth anglers, they made one heck of showing this year!
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